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From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

 Obed-Edom
    servant of Edom. (1.) "The Gittite" (probably so called because
    he was a native of Gath-rimmon), a Levite of the family of the
    Korhites (1 Chr. 26:1, 4-8), to whom was specially intrusted the
    custody of the ark (1 Chr. 15:18). When David was bringing up
    the ark "from the house of Abinadab, that was in Gibeah"
    (probably some hill or eminence near Kirjath-jearim), and had
    reached Nachon's threshing-floor, he became afraid because of
    the "breach upon Uzzah," and carried it aside into the house of
    Obededom (2 Sam. 6:1-12). There it remained for six months, and
    was to him and his house the occasion of great blessing. David
    then removed it with great rejoicing to Jerusalem, and set it in
    the midst of the tabernacle he had pitched for it.
      (2.) A Merarite Levite, a temple porter, who with his eight
    sons guarded the southern gate (1 Chr. 15:18, 21; 26:4, 8, 15).
      (3.) One who had charge of the temple treasures (2 Chr.
    25:24).

From: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)

 Obed-edom, servant of Edom